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Capital District Garden & Flower Show

  • greenery display complete with a wooden treehouse
  • greenery display with a fountain in the middle
  • yellow daffodils with pink and purple tulips
  • close-up of a purple flower
  • an alice in wonderland-themed garden display with a long table
  • a hat decorated with flowers
  • a floral exhibit featuring pineapples
When: Friday, Mar 23, 2018 until Sunday, Mar 25, 2018 - 10:00 AM
Cost: $14 at the door, $20 for a 2-day pass, FREE for children under 12 with a paid adult

The Capital District Garden & Flower Show at Hudson Valley Community College marks the annual arrival of spring to upstate New York. It's been a tradition for 31 years for 15,000 annual visitors to view stunning gardens and amazing floral arrangements, shop the bustling Marketplace, or to get motivated at any of our 50+ lectures & demonstrations. 

This is an event not only for garden enthusiasts but also anyone who wants to escape winter for a taste of spring. 

Show highlights include:

  • Plants, bulbs, flowers & seeds available for sale
  • Tastings with NYS wineries
  • Soil testing by Cornell Cooperative Extension with a minimum donation of $1
  • Plant society & educational booths
  • Lectures, workshops & live cooking and flower demonstrations
  • Tips & trends
  • Garden Cafe with sandwiches, salads, soups, coffee and more

An exhibitor list, schedule of events and advance sale tickets are available online at FREE Parking. Partial proceeds benefit Wildwood Programs.  

Dates & Times:

  • Friday, March 23: 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
  • Saturday, March 24: 9:00 am - 7:00 pm
  • Sunday, March 25: 10:00 am - 5:00pm

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